5667 Grain Originator Merchandiser Central Illinois
DESCRIPTION Successful central Illinois grain company is seeking a highly motivated and energized Grain Originator / Merchandiser to grow their origination program. This company offers an entrepreneurial opportunity for their Originators / Merchandisers, giving them freedom to be creative as they touch every aspect of the grain loop working with farmers, logistics people, and processors. You will also have the freedom to get out and visit growers and end users as needed, which will provide an opportunity to develop a broad spectrum view of the grain as it goes from field to final product. The key responsibility in this position is grain origination, although there will be ample opportunity based on your growth and experience to merchandise grain and make end user sales. The successful candidate will touch on every aspect of grain movement including working with farmers, trucking companies and other freight providers, as well as end users. The successful candidate must be team-oriented, have high energy, and possess a go-getter mentality with the passion and drive to dive in and get things done. There is constant action in this position; one must be able to juggle multiple tasks and deal with interruptions as well as market volatility. A Bachelor's degree in agriculture or business is preferred but not required. Corn or soybean origination / merchandising experience is ideal but not necessary.Located in the heart of Illinois corn and bean country, this opportunity offers a variety of challenges and opportunities that will provide daily growth as well as an open door to work with a talented group of people.Salary will be competitive based on experience, likely in the $45-65,000+ range based on experience. An excellent benefits and bonus package is also provided. If you are passionate about working with farmers, grain marketing, and helping build a successful business, you will appreciate the value of joining this growth-oriented, forward-thinking company.Apply for this job.